In his economic recovery plan, Obama called on Congress to 'act without delay' and warned of dire consequences 'if we don’t take dramatic action as soon as possible.' This same sense of urgency must be applied to foreign policy. And the situation in Gaza demands immediate attention.
As we approach our first anniversary, The Root family looks back on our most memorable essays. Contributor to The Root, David Swerdlick, lets us in on his favorites from the past year.
You're at liberty to hang all the effigies, burn all the flags, chant all the slogans and write all of the stinging editorials that you want. But you just can't toss your loafers at the president of the United States. George W. Bush might be a failure, but he's our failure.